IDG’s InfoWorld Appoints Steve Gillmor To Key Posts

SAN MATEO, CA – OCTOBER 15, 2001 – InfoWorld, the weekly magazine that delivers in-depth analysis of enterprise technology and strategies, today announced the appointment of Steve Gillmor to head InfoWorld’s Test Center. Gillmor will also be responsible for the "Ahead of the Curve" column – which will run on InfoWorld’s coveted back page. Gillmor’s first column will debut on October 22, 2001. Prior to joining InfoWorld, Steve held the positions of Editor in Chief and Editorial Director at Fawcette Technical Publishing for both XML Magazine and Java Pro Magazine.


"Steve is one of those rare souls that can effectively combine a deep understanding of rapidly changing information technology trends with editing skills that are second to none," said InfoWorld’s Editor in Chief Michael Vizard. "Under Steve's leadership and guidance, we will be significantly increasing our investment in the InfoWorld Test Center to better serve readers with real world guidance and hands-on testing in the challenging economic times ahead."

"Joining InfoWorld’s award-winning team fulfills my goal of taking on a role that allows me to share my passion for tracking technology trends – also allowing me to share my areas of expertise with a broader audience," said Steve Gillmor, Director, InfoWorld Test Center. "InfoWorld has a long standing reputation of being the leading IT publication for technology professionals. I’m honored to be joining the team."

Steve Gillmor

Steve Gillmor has spent the last 16 years evaluating software. As a principal reviewer with Byte magazine, Gillmor covered beat area including Visual Basic, NT open systems, Lotus Notes and other collaborative software systems. After stints as a Contributing Editor with InformationWeek Labs and as Editor in Chief of Enterprise Development Magazine, he served in the role of Editor in Chief, and more recently, as Editorial Director for both XML and Java Pro Magazines.

About IDG’s InfoWorld Media Group

InfoWorld Media Group delivers in-depth analysis of enterprise technology and strategies combined to deliver insight into vital business solutions through its integrated online, print, research and events channels. In an era when technology is more critical to business success than ever before, InfoWorld Media Group provides senior IT level expertise for executives such as CTOs and CIOs on how technology drives specific business benefits such as revenue growth, relationship management, and enhancing organizational efficiencies.

InfoWorld Media Group's coverage of key technologies, products and trends that assist IT professionals in leveraging technology for business advantage is substantiated by original research done in InfoWorld's $23 million, dedicated multi-platform, enterprise test center. Since 1978, InfoWorld has performed the industry's most trusted testing of technology and products. To learn more about InfoWorld, go to

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